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New York Times, Saturday, July 30, 2011

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 145 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0730 ( 22,544 )

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Across
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Another name for hardtack : SHIPBISCUIT
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Do Not Call Registry org. : FTC
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Often-retractable car part : AUTOANTENNA
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Can of Prince Albert? : LOO
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Selfish : SMALLMINDED
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Acknowledge : OWN
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Something seen on a pad : HELICOPTER
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Italian bread : PANE
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Two teaspoons, e.g. : DOSE
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Recover from a nap : STRETCH
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Lilac or rose : SCENT
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Nickname popularized by a New York Morning Telegraph sportswriter in the 1920s, with "the" : BIGAPPLE
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Adamantine : STONY
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Name that means "princess" in Hebrew : SARAH
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What "the lowing herd wind slowly o'er" in a Thomas Gray poem : LEA
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Like cranberries : TART
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Detective work : CASES
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Determine the age of, in a way : CARD
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Hieroglyphic symbol : EYE
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Legally binding : VALID
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They make up a chapter : MONKS
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Medicated lozenge : PASTILLE
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Rolling landscape features : VALES
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Source of most of the names in "The Lion King" : SWAHILI
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Italian seaport that's home to Saint Nicholas's relics : BARI
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"I wasn't expecting that!" : OHMY
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Chats at a high-school reunion, maybe : REMINISCES
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Wee drink : NIP
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Earlier : SOMETIMEAGO
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Unkindly : ILL
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Site of the War of 1812 Museum : PLATTSBURGH
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Ball point? : TEE
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Spot treatment? : FLEASHAMPOO
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Part of a legionnaire's costume : SASH
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Fox News political commentator : HUME
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Proofreading abbr. : ITAL
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Something to clean one's teeth with, maybe : POLIDENT
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Common condo feature : BALCONY
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Central : INMOST
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Mushroom stem : STIPE
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Flying Eagle, for one : CENT
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Regrettable, as consequences : UNDESIRED
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It's hard to get a reaction out of it : INERTGAS
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Smidge : TAD
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Aircraft that doesn't need a runway : FLOATPLANE
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Officials who may issue licenses : TOWNCLERKS
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TV family that popularized the term "parental unit" : CONEHEADS
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Animation : PEP
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Cry that's often tripled : RAH
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"Sit yourself down" : STAYAWHILE
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What a stratigraphist might take : CORESAMPLE
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"Goin' to Chicago Blues" songwriter : BASIE
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Picks up the pace : STEPSONIT
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Lending "lady" : SALLIEMAE
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See who's there, say : CALLROLL
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Big sports venue : COLISEUM
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The first manned Apollo mission : VII
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Guatemala's national instrument : MARIMBA
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Word used three times in the first four lines of the Lord's Prayer : THY
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Beat it : VANISH
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Towlines are tied around them : BITTS
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Self-referential, informally : META
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Find fault to a fault : CARP
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Brand with Toaster Swirlz : EGGO
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Loft-y place? : SOHO
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No. on a bottle, maybe : SPF

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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